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King George IV Inn

32 George Street , Charleston, SC 29401 USA (Show map)
4.5
16 Reviews
$175 - $245
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About

'Step into the past and feel the history around you.' The King George Inn is a 200 year old Charleston Historic House located in the heart of the Historic District. The Inn is the Historic Peter Freneau House. A Federal style house, four stories tall with three levels of lovely Charleston porches. All rooms have decorative fireplaces, 10'-12' ceilings and 7' windows. All rooms have original wideplanked hardwood floors, architectural moldings and details and antiques.

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4.5

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining3.9

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Motorcycle gang with no where to park

5 on October 08, 2013

Well we came to Charleston to visit and see the sights and we were not staying at the B&B, but we were on motorcycles, and let me say Charleston is not motorcycle friendly, and in the midst of being denied a place to park again, out of no where came our knight in shining armour, Terry (owner of B&B )who invited us to park in his parking area, offered us breakfast, gave us a tour of his beautiful B&B, very friendly housekeeper sorry but don't remember her name but she was very precious, we do plan on stying there our next visit, a special thanks to Terry and Debra, special and wonderful people.


Charlene and the young lady that was covering for the owners over valentines weekend was great. They both went above the call of duty to help meet our needs and desires for great resturants. This was a great weekend get away for me, Thanks so much for caring about people.

4.8 on February 20, 2013

Libby Kickliter


First time B&B experience... FANTASTIC!!!

5 on August 05, 2011

We returned home last night from a five night stay at King George IV B&B. It was our first experience staying in a Bed & Breakfast and we were a little leary BUT we are already talking about a return visit!!! I can not say enough about our Host and Hostess Terry and Debra. The rooms were gorgeous and clean! Breakfast each morning was EXCELLENT and plentiful (Terry makes a fantastic omlet!). Upon our arrival Terry gave us recommendations on sites and resturaunts and they were all SPOT ON! Terry and Debra went above and beyond by suppling us with beach towels and a cooler for our trip to the beach. One hot afternoon we decided to take a rest from walking and went back to our room where my husband ended up napping in the air conditioned room and I ended up on the beautiful front porch napping with a book in my lap. What better way to spend a relaxing vacation !!! God willing we will return!!!


Right in the middle of everything! Spoleto 2011

5 on June 24, 2011

We went to Charleston for the Spoleto Festival, and the highlight of our 4 days there was The King George. With free parking, we left the car and walked almost everywhere. If our destination was too far to walk, the free trolley was only a block east or a block west of the B&B. Our host, Terry, cooked and served delicious breakfasts, with fresh baked breads, omelets made-to-order, and friendly conversations with him and the other guests. Suggestions for what to see., where to go, and how to get there were plentiful. Several afternoons, and in the evening, we walked back to King Charles and relaxed on the veranda for a while to enjoy the breeze from the trees that shaded the porches. Our room was spacious and comfortable. A review is not complete without mentioning Charlene, the delightful hostess who greeted us when we arrived, and was the finest example of Southern hospitality that we have ever met. She was available every day to solve any problems, (we had none) and to suggest great restaurants and interesting places to go.


A true gem in a treasure of a city

4.2 on February 22, 2010

The King George IV Inn met and exceeded our expectations. We were lucky to find it online when we decided to spend a day there on our way back home from Myrtle Beach. We've been to Charleston in the past and love the city and all it has to offer. We stayed in Room 6 which is decorated in red with white magnolias. It immediatley reminded us of the many beautiful historic houses we have visited. The room was large with a private bath, small kitchenette, and a door leading to the piazza. The bed was very comfortable and took us back in time to a slower, more elegant period of time. There was a small offstreet parking lot which is nice in a city with limited parking. The breakfast room was small, but warm and friendly. Debbie, the manager was very hospitable and mentioned to us that the innkeepers, Debra and Terry were out of town the day that we were there. The food was filling and very good, nothing special, but there was a variety of items to choose from. Yes, we will return to the King George IV Inn on our next visit to Charleston and will recommend it to family and friends. It is truly a gem in a treasure of a city!


THE BEST OF CHARLESTON PERIOD

5 on May 26, 2009

You will be very hard pressed to find a more beautiful or luxurious Inn to stay at. The room my Honey and I stayed in (#2) was as if we stepped back in time. Furniture that is as solid as the day it was made and just as Beautiful. The room was so clean, and authentic with more towels in the bath room then I have ever seen in any motel/hotel or other Inn. Terry and Debra (the owners) treated us as family, and as if they have known us for a long time. They made room for my Harley to be parked in their carriage house where it would be safe and out of the weather next to their Harleys. The Breakfast was fresh, good, and plentiful. Terry's home made bread was off the chain, my Granny can't bake bread that good, and her bread is good. That weekend was for my Honey's Birthday, and the King George the IV made my Honey cry with tears of joy. When you go to Charleston you need to stay at the King George the IV. I want to thank Debra, Terry, Ms. Debbie and the staff for a weekend get a way of a life time. WE WILL GO BACK REAL SOON ! David D. Johnson Sr po box 16549 Augusta, Ga. 30919


Can't Wait To Go Back!

4.4 on May 12, 2009

We enjoyed our stay here tremendously! The location was perfect! The owners were very friendly - we learned a lot about their family & the reason they went into business. The rooms were great, very quaint & cozy. Parking was a bit tight, but we got in. Breakfast was surprising in that they did not expend too much effort in preparing it, but it was tasty & filling; fresh juice, milk, coffee, yogurt & fruit along with bacon & waffles, homemade bread. So all in all, it was a pleasant experience and we felt right at home. I think when you weigh up the cost of staying there in comparison to the pricey others in the area, you really get your money's worth. Look forward to returning soon!


Felt like Family

4.8 on January 15, 2009

Upon our arrival, Terry gave us an overview of the City recommending tours, restaurants and sights. To our delight, the King George is close to all points of interest and provides a nice relaxing retreat in the evening. Innkeepers Terry and Debra treated us like family and went out of their way to accommodate our breakfast wishes and make us feel special. Mom wanted poached eggs on the first day, no problem. The second morning the poached eggs were already prepared. Our last evening, Debra was making holiday cookies. Knowing we were leaving early in the morning and would miss the planned display, Terry brought us a plate full. Innkeepers assistant Debbie was equally accommodating and helpful. What a terrific team!


Couldn't have been nicer

4.6 on December 28, 2008

We recently spent a week at the King George IV and were pleasantly surprised with everything. The room was large with a comfortable sitting room and a small deck so that we could sit outside. We didn't bother to put the card on our door to have the room cleaned every day but to our surprise, it was done anyway and when we left a bottle of wine on the table, we found that they had left wine glasses for us when we came back in the afternoon. The proprietor was really friendly and helpful and the breakfast was relaxing with lots of choice. The best feature was the fabulous location. Right downtown, just steps to great resaurants and stores so that we didn't have to take the car except to visit plantations. Occasionally a little noisy outside in the morning but very likely hard to avoid when staying downtown and worth the convenience. Will definitely visit again and hope that other B&B's that we visit will measure up.


My Private Escape!

4.4 on November 30, 2008

Spur of the moment trip to Charleston with no kids and no reservations was made memorable by my stay at the King George IV Inn. I lucked into a two-night, mid-week availability at a fantastic and I mean fantastic rate. Upon arrival, Owner Terry immediately made room for my car in his own spot in the very full rear parking lot, with a smile and while unloading the day's marketing. Miss Debbie swiftly checked me in and offered some really good dining recommendations and maps to find them. As a single female traveler, I was delighted by the very personal attention I received at the King George. Miss Debbie's recommendations were spot on. Justine's was delicious, the red rice was pretty close to my Grandmother's. As beautiful a city as Charleston is, in July one should expect high heat and humidity. Blessed relief was found in Room 4. My window unit a/c cooled both rooms very well and I made good use of my private bath! The shower had plenty of water pressure. I enjoyed chatting with Terry and Debbie, learning about the work put into renovating this lovely B&B over the years. Family pic's are scattered about and your every need is anticipated. Shared a cheery breakfast with Terry and another guest family, got my bearings and headed over to King Street for a little early shopping. Back to the King George to drop off packages and yet another shower before wandering all over town. Tried lunch at the rooftop bar pool at the Market Pavillion Hotel for great views, wonderful breezes and substantial portions...less expensive than their downstairs Grill 225. Again, thank you Debbie! More walking, shopping and tons of photos later and I was ready to shower and chill out on my private porch with a good summer reading paperback. The honor snack bar was a saving grace on night #2 when I headed out too late for dinner. A little fridge, a TV and a comfy couch in the sitting room made me feel right at home.


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Rooms & Rates

1A

First Floor: Antique Gothic Rope Bed from the 1840's, queen-size. Two wing back chairs, highboy, side chair. Decorative fireplace. Private bath. Rate for high season 175-200, off season 99-130.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $130 - $200

Nightly Rate: $130 - $200

1B

First Floor: Victorian Iron Bed, side chairs, loveseat and dresser. Lovely oriental rug. Decorative fireplace. Full private bath. High season 175-200. Off season 99-130.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $130 - $200

Nightly Rate: $130 - $200

1C

First Floor: Four-poster Mahogany pineapple bed in bedroom. Sitting room with loveseat, side-chair, antique twin bed. Private entrance. Private bath. High season rate 185-215. Off season rate 99-140.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $140 - $215

Nightly Rate: $140 - $215

2

Second Floor: Massive Victorian Teak Bed. Headboard 91" tall. Full size sofa, side chair, armoire and dresser. Victorian Twin Bed. Original wainscoting and plaster ceiling molding. Decorative fireplace. Private bath. High season rate 185-215. Off season rate 105-140.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $140 - $215

Nightly Rate: $140 - $215

3

Second Floor: Pencil poster mahogany bed. Antique sofa, pne wing back chair. Formal tall ceilings, architectual ceiling molding. Lovely oriental rug. Private bath. High season rate 185-215. Off season rate 105-140.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $140 - $215

Nightly Rate: $140 - $215

4

Second Floor: Suite with Mahogany Georgian Heavy carved bed in bedroom. Lovely armoire and side chair. A large sofa in sitting room. Decorative fireplaces, in both rooms. Private porch. Choice of private entrance. Private bath. High season rate 195-240. Off season rate 105-150.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150 - $240

Nightly Rate: $150 - $240

5

Third Floor: Antique Victorian Mahogany Bed. Full size sofa, two wing-back chairs. Mahogany dresser, mirror. Attached kitchenette with table & chairs, sink and refrigerator. Full private bath with antique claw-foot tub and shower. Suite opens onto porch. High season rate 195-240. Off season rate 105-150.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150 - $240

Nightly Rate: $150 - $240

6

Third Floor: Four poster carved Sheraton Bed, massive antique armoire, sofa, side chair, antique rocking chair. Attached kitchenette with sink, table and chairs, refrigerator. Opens onto porch. High season rate 195-240. Off season rate 105-150.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150 - $240

Nightly Rate: $150 - $240

7

Forth Floor: Pine Windsor Bed with matching dresser. Loveseat, two side chairs. Lovely vanity with sink and refrigerator. Shared bath in hall with private entrance. High season rate 145-165. Off season rate 89-115.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $115 - $165

Nightly Rate: $115 - $165

8

Forth Floor: Four-poster mahogany rice bed and one twin bed. Loveseat, two side chairs, decorative fireplace. Lovely vanity with sink and refrigerator. Shared bath in hall with private entrance. High season rate 145-165. Off season 89-115.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $115 - $165

Nightly Rate: $115 - $165

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Location

Location Type

City, Downtown

Airport

Charleston, SC (CHS) 10 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Antique stores, Boat Tours to Ft Sumter, Historic Plantations, Tour Mansions, restaurants, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Copier, Fax Machine , 3 porches, lovely historic house, in heart of historic district, horse carriages

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Walks thru Historic area, Open Air Market, Shopping, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Video Arcade

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only On porches only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited over 12 years old
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two Night minimum on weekends. Call for a one night stay on the weekends.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Confirmation held by credit card.
  • Cancellations: Five days or more prior to reservation date for full refund.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Terry and Debra Flowers

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Terry enjoys cooking and riding his Harley Davidson. Debra enjoys working in the garden and riding her Harley Davidson.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

Details

32 George Street , Charleston, SC 29401 USA (Show map)

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